City of Sacramento Police Department

SAMUEL D. SOMERS JR.
Chief of Police
5770 Freeport Blvd., Suite 100
Sacramento, CA  95822-3516

(916) 808-0800
Fax : (916) 808-0818
www.sacpd.org

MEDIA ADVISORY/PRESS RELEASE

For Immediate Release No. 20120415-048
Sunday, April 15, 2012

Police Investigate Saturday Night Homicide

The Sacramento Police Department investigates the shooting death of a male Hispanic in his early 30s.

On April 14, 2012, at 11:38 p.m., police responded to the 3900 block of 62nd Street regarding a shooting.  Upon arrival, officers discovered the victim had suffered a gunshot wound to the upper body.  The victim was transported to an area hospital where he later succumbed to his injuries.

The Sacramento Police Department's Homicide Unit and Crime Scene Investigations Unit responded to investigate.  Detectives are delving into the circumstances surrounding the shooting.

The Sacramento Police Department urges anyone with information pertaining to this crime to contact the dispatch center at (916) 264-5471 or Crime Alert at (916) 443-HELP (4357) or text in a tip to 274637 (CRIMES). Enter SACTIP followed by the tip information.  Callers can remain anonymous and may be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000.

Sacramento Police Media Relations · (916) 808-0808 · spdpio@pd.cityofsacramento.org

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